Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands' CIOs discussed data security, relationships with wireless carriers and next-level training at NASCIO’s midyear conference.
The new BUILD program will replace Obama-era TIGER grants.
The draft, up for discussion May 16, doesn’t mandate dockless bike sharing and includes a per-bike fee on companies to limit oversaturation.
Scooters are not killers (yet), but the anger they’ve inspired echoes that which accompanied the arrival of the first automobiles.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | More subpoenas expected at Atlanta City Hall … Michigan lawmaker perplexed by teacher shortage … Colorado River dispute … and beachfront property owners don’t like the idea of “managed retreat.”
The rail controversy has lawmakers raising questions about guidelines for tax-exempt private activity bonds.
If you look at the number of hours customers lost access to electricity stemming from a single event, the disruption from Hurricane Maria has been massive.
Local officials have pushed for hazard mitigation funds as well as outstanding FEMA reimbursements.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Kansas City mayor decries sales tax cap plan … coding error leads to Mass. headache … new wildfires in Arizona … and historic changes coming to Vermont gun laws.
The funding is slated to go to 139 projects around the U.S.
Nearly two dozen cities are planning to participate.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | New D.C. rule roils food truck operators … Detroit suburb sues state agency over “bogus” water-quality test … state-run auto-IRA programs face industry opposition … and a tough winter strains public works budgets.
The industry, long dominated by Europe, has been making its way across the pond with governors and state legislatures as its champions.
The urgent need to repair or upgrade many half-century-old urban expressways also is fueling the construction of so-called freeway caps.
Advocates of the Center City Connector fear that if the project is scuttled, federal funding for other local transportation priorities could end up in jeopardy.
Wisconsin courted the Taiwan-based electronics manufacturer hard, but there are questions whether the state's economic development deal violates the Great Lakes Compact among eight U.S. states and two Canadian provinces over water use.
Findlay, Ohio broke ties with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers after a decade of frustration and flooding. Now their mayor wants the feds to change how they do business.
You can’t always out-engineer the uncontrollable forces of water. But Walla Walla, Washington has—thus far—been pretty fortunate in its efforts to tame a local stream.
The president will highlight his public works plan in Richfield, Ohio on Thursday.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | County dissolves flood-prone village near Mississippi River; Fla. proposal would pressure Miami-Dade County; 100-gigabit network in N.D.; Boise is booming; and dismal news for Pa. dairy farmers.
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